OT: More broadcast journalism

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat May 1 14:52:03 UTC 2010

At 5/1/2010 09:53 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>This gives me the chance to bring the following possibly related
>nonlinguistic story to your attention.  WARNING: Do not read if you are
>offended by non-linguistic posts:

Quite logical.  The "Black Man" is the Devil.  Obama is "the" black
man.*  Therefore Obama is the Devil.

* Surely today he is more "the" than "a".


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